Mark Packer, MD Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology Boulder, CO

About Dr. Mark Packer MD

Dr. Mark Packer, MD is a doctor primarily located in Boulder, CO. They have 29 years of experience. Their specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Packer has received 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award


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Dr. Mark Packer has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Mark Packer has the following 12 expertise

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Exam
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Cataract
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Blindness
  • Diabetic Retinopathy


1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.


29 Years Experience

University Of California Davis School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1991

Ucsf Medical Center


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More about Dr. Mark Packer

Mark Packer, MD, FACS Dr. Packer grew up in Los Angeles and graduated cum laude from Harvard University, receiving both an Honorary National Scholarship and a Harvard Scholarship. He received his medical degree from the University of California at Davis and completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at Boston University Medical Center; he achieved American Board of Ophthalmology Certification in 1997 and Recertification in 2008. He currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Packer%u2019s research focuses on refractive surgery, intraocular lens technology and glaucoma surgical devices. He serves as Principal Investigator for the Carl Zeiss Meditec MEL-80 Excimer Laser, and was Coordinating Investigator for the US FDA monitored study of the aspheric Tecnis Intraocular Lens. He is Medical Monitor for the investigation of the AMO Tecnis Multifocal Intraocular Lens, and serves as Principal Investigator for the Visiogen Synchrony Dual Optic Accommodative Lens. He also serves as Medical Monitor for Transcend Medical%u2019s CyPass glaucoma shunt. Dr. Packer works extensively with leaders in the ophthalmic industry on the development of new technology for cataract and refractive surgery. He is a consultant to Advanced Medical Optics, Bausch & Lomb, Advanced Vision Science, Transcend Medical, TrueVision Systems, Visiogen and WaveTec Vision Systems. Dr. Packer%u2019s recent peer-reviewed publications include %u201CImmersion A Scan Compared to Partial Coherence Interferometry,%u201D %u201CThe Physics of Phaco: A Review,%u201D and %u201CIntraocular Lens Power Calculation Following Incisional or Thermal Keratorefractive Surgery,%u201D appearing in The Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery; %u201CAspheric Intraocular Lens Selection Based on Corneal Wavefront%u201D and %u201CInitial Clinical Experience with an Anterior Surface Modified Prolate Intraocular Lens%u201D appeared in the Journal of Refractive Surgery. He authored %u201CWavefront Technology in Cataract Surgery%u201D in Current Opinion in Ophthalmology and edited the textbook Refractive Lens Surgery published by Springer. He also served as editor for the %u201CFunctional Vision%u201D issue of International Ophthalmology Clinics and edited the annual Cataract and IOL issue of Current Opinion in Ophthalmology from 2005 to 2009. Dr. Packer has delivered hundreds of presentations at scientific meetings around the world and demonstrated cataract surgery on four continents. He currently serves on the Cataract Clinical Committee of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS); he represented ASCRS on the Council of the American Academy of Ophthalmology from 2003 - 2008. He chaired the Cataract Subcommittee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting Program Committee from 2005 - 2008. In 2005 he was elected to membership in The International Intra-Ocular Implant Club and named one of 50 Top Opinion Leaders by Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today.

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